John Woodward
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Is OAuth authentication ONLY PLAINTEXT?

I have been able to get debug version of the software to get the OAuth 1.0a access token and secret for accounts at Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Yahoo.But always get 401 unauthorized on Ning.I…Continue

Tags: HMAC-SHA1, 401, unauthorized, plaintext, gem

Started Jul 30, 2012

 

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Is OAuth authentication ONLY PLAINTEXT?

I have been able to get debug version of the software to get the OAuth 1.0a access token and secret for accounts at Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Yahoo.But always get 401 unauthorized on Ning.I think I've made the mistake of thinking the documentation using "signature_method='PLAINTEXT' " was just for simplicity, clarity and avoidance of signature complications.  That the 'HMAC-SHA1' default would be substituted for production work.'PLAINTEXT' would mean our 3'rd party app has to get, from a…See More
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